Thread by @XianJaneway: I sent a long, sad note to my counselor that was basically, “WHY ARE FUNDIES LIKE THIS??” My counselor: (paraphrase) “Because most of them m…

Thread by @XianJaneway: I sent a long, sad note to my counselor that was basically, "WHY ARE FUNDIES LIKE THIS??" My counselor: (paraphrase) ost of them made bad choices based on a few check-box items on a list that was developed by sexual predators masq… — Read on threadreaderapp.com/thread/1250058679233261569.html

‘The Power Worshippers’ Explores Religious Nationalism In The U.S. | Here & Now

Katherine Stewart's new book is called "The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism." — Read on http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2020/03/05/religious-nationalism-christianity-united-states

Rep. Matt Shea Promotes Group Training Child Soldiers for Holy War – Slog – The Stranger

On Wednesday the Spokesman-Review and the Guardian published an update on Rep. Matt Shea's relationship to right wing extremist groups who are actively preparing for holy war. Shea is a Republican state representative in Spokane Valley who wants to secede from Washington in order to found a new Christian theocracy called Liberty, and who believes …

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Paul Rosenberg’s Synopsis for “Under Trump, Christian Nationalists are Playing to Win”

First, a note on what's NOT considered "religious freedom" here: On July 2nd DOJ prosecutors announced they'd retry humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren for following the gospel of Matthew: 2/11 pic.twitter.com/ZNTzAzHlpZ— Paul Rosenberg (@PaulHRosenberg) July 7, 2019 I focus on 3 recent development: a congressional hearing, a state legislative battle's hidden agenda & a new …

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Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed – The New York Times

The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has investigated. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/knoxville-pastor-grayson-fritts.html

Christian fundamentalism is a capitalist construct: The secret history of American religion | Salon.com

The origins of modern evangelicalism can all be traced back to the founder of Quaker Oats. A historian explains — Read on http://www.salon.com/2015/05/13/christian_fundamentalism_is_a_capitalism_invention_the_secret_history_of_american_religion_partner/

A Brief History of Fundamentalist Christianity in the USA

When we talk about the history of Fundamentalism & rightwing Politics, we have to go all the way back to the mid-to-late 1800s, when both Darwin’s theory of evolution AND the field of archaeology’s discoveries led to a controversy over the reliability of the Bible to give Western societies a proper account of humanity’s origins. …

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Dominionism Rising: A Theocratic Movement Hiding in Plain Sight | Political Research Associates

Dominionism Rising: A Theocratic Movement Hiding in Plain Sight | Political Research Associates — Read on http://www.politicalresearch.org/2016/08/18/dominionism-rising-a-theocratic-movement-hiding-in-plain-sight/